Boycotts, Divestments, Sanctions

Posted April 5, 2015, 5:26 pm by & filed under .

The Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) was the first Israeli organisation to endorse a boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign and to formulate a statement, issued in January 2005, calling on the international community to support it. The statement was updated in January 2010 and reaffirms ICAHD’s support for BDS as an instrument of… Read more »

The Israeli Elections: A Game-Changer

Posted March 20, 2015, 12:20 pm by & filed under Analysis, Archive, Israeli Politics.

By Jeff Halper Dramatic as they were for returning Netanyahu to power, the Israeli elections did not witness a major shift in political forces; in fact, the center-left (albeit Labor now pandering to the right by rebranding itself the “Zionist Camp”) did better than in the 2013 elections, while the right polled considerably less than… Read more »

Study Tours: Alternative Tours of Palestine/Israel

Posted October 25, 2014, 10:13 am by & filed under .

EXTENDED STUDY TOURS 18-27 October 2022 – for mental health professionals and social workers 7-17 November 2022 – general study tour (Dependent upon the Covid-19 situation)   Visit Palestine/Israel on an Extended Study Tour that will change your life For information on the October tour click here For more information and for an application form… Read more »

Matrix of Control

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The Key to Peace: Dismantling the Matrix of Control By Jeff Halper In the complex situation in which Palestinians and Israelis currently find themselves, two things seems equally evident: First, a viable and truly sovereign Palestinian state alongside Israel is an absolute prerequisite for a just and lasting peace; and second, Israel needs a Palestinian… Read more »

ICAHD Chapters

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ICAHD UK We work to achieve our vision within the UK by: Advocating and campaigning in support of human rights in both Israel and the Occupied Palestine Territory (OPT) Educating, informing and disseminating information to the UK public about the situation on the ground in Israel and the OPT , specifically any activities that may… Read more »

Watch Al Jazeera “Inside Story” episode: Punishing the Palestinians?

Posted August 23, 2014, 12:00 am by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

Award-winning Al Jazeera’s “Inside Story” series has broadcast an episode focussed on Palestinian home demolitions. Presenter Shiulie Ghosh talks to Jeff Halper, Director of ICAHD, Avi Bell, a professor of law at Bar-Ilan University and a specialist in international and property law, and Bill Van Esveld, an Israel and Palestine researcher at Human Rights Watch,… Read more »


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ICAHD Homepage

Posted August 6, 2014, 2:33 pm by & filed under .

did you know?   More than 131,000 Palestinian homes have been demolished in Israel and the Occupied Palestine Territory (OPT) since 1947. In 2021, ICAHD analysis revealed that 937 structures were demolished and 1,119 people displaced in the OPT with a further 12,658 people directly affected. 3004 structures were demolished in the Negev/Naqab – 431… Read more »

Israeli Supreme Court Seeks Participation for Palestinians in Area C Planning

Posted April 30, 2014, 12:00 am by & filed under House Demolitions, News.

ICAHD’s Director Jeff Halper has written a press release – below – in response to the outcome of the appeal brought by Rabbis For Human Rights, ICAHD, JLAC, St. Yves and the Palestinian village of Ad-Dirat-Al-Rfaiiya requesting that planning authority be returned to Palestinians living in Area C, the 62% of the West Bank under… Read more »

ICAHD UK conference hears one-state message

Posted April 26, 2014, 12:00 am by & filed under Analysis, Articles.

Israeli activist Jeff Halper and academic Ilan Pappe had a clear message for delegates at the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) UK conference this weekend: the two state solution is dead, and the failure of the Kerry initiative is a moment of dangerous opportunity. With a focus on the theme of ‘Rising from the… Read more »